DAYTON, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Dayton Power and Light Company (DP&L), a subsidiary of The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES), and Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio (Vectren) , a CenterPoint Energy Company, will host an energy fair for students from around the Miami Valley to learn cool ways to save energy on February 26-27, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Wright State University Student Union.
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This year's Energy Fair gives 70 high school leaders an opportunity to instruct students in grades 4-6 on exploring energy through hands-on scientific experiments and demonstrations. The students learn valuable lessons about energy efficiency and conservation to share with their families. Attending leadership schools include: Oakwood High School, McClain High School, Valley View High School, Greeneview High School, Twin Valley South High School, and Lehman Catholic High School.
More than 275 students will attend the Energy Fair, facilitated by the Ohio Energy Project (OEP).
Area high school students will be teaching students from Edison Elementary School, Valley View Intermediate School, Greenmont Elementary School, Troy Christian School, Ascension, and South Vienna Elementary School.
Students will use Snap Circuits to demonstrate series and parallel circuits and an Energy Relay to test their knowledge on energy sources. The workshop also includes energy activities and carnival games on thermal energy, sound, light, and forces and motion.
The Energy Fair is part of DP&L's and Vectren's School Education Program facilitated by OEP throughout the school year. DP&L and Vectren have partnered with the Ohio Energy Project to provide a free energy efficiency education program for teachers, students and their families in the Miami Valley. The school program is part of DP&L's ongoing energy efficiency efforts for customers, which also include discounts on energy-efficient lighting, free refrigerator recycling, rebates on new heat pumps and air conditioners, and rebates for business customers.
Learn more about more energy efficiency at www.dpandl.com/save.
About The Dayton Power and Light Company and AES
The Dayton Power and Light Company is the principal subsidiary of DPL Inc. (DPL), a regional energy provider and an AES company. DPL's significant subsidiaries include The Dayton Power and Light Company, AES Ohio Generation, LLC (AES Ohio Gen), Miami Valley Insurance Company (MVIC), and Miami Valley Lighting, LLC (MVLt). The Dayton Power and Light Company, a regulated electric utility, provides service to over 520,000 customers in West Central Ohio; MVIC, a captive insurance company, provides insurance services to DPL and its subsidiaries, and MVLt maintains outdoor lighting to governments and businesses. AES Ohio Gen co-owns merchant generation facilities. For more information about the company, please visit www.dplinc.com. Connect with DP&L at www.twitter.com/dpltoday, www.linkedin.com/company/dayton-power-and-light, and at www.facebook.com/DPLToday.
The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) is a Fortune 500 global power company. We provide affordable, sustainable energy to 15 countries through our diverse portfolio of distribution businesses as well as thermal and renewable generation facilities. Our workforce is committed to operational excellence and meeting the world's changing power needs. Our 2017 revenues were $11 billion and we own and manage $33 billion in total assets. To learn more, please visit www.aes.com. Follow AES on Twitter @TheAESCorp.
About CenterPoint Energy
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, CenterPoint Energy, Inc. is an energy delivery company with regulated utility businesses in eight states and a competitive energy businesses footprint in nearly 40 states. Through its electric transmission & distribution, power generation and natural gas distribution businesses, the company serves more than 7 million metered customers primarily in Arkansas, Indiana, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Ohio, Oklahoma and Texas. CenterPoint Energy's competitive energy businesses include natural gas marketing and energy-related services; energy efficiency, sustainability and infrastructure modernization solutions; and construction and repair services for pipeline systems, primarily natural gas. The company also owns 54.0 percent of the common units representing limited partner interests in Enable Midstream Partners, LP, a publicly traded master limited partnership that owns, operates and develops strategically located natural gas and crude oil infrastructure assets. With approximately 14,000 employees and nearly $29 billion in assets, CenterPoint Energy and its predecessor companies have been in business for more than 150 years. For more information, visit CenterPointEnergy.com.
About the Ohio Energy Project
The Ohio Energy Project (OEP), an award-winning energy education organization, facilitates DP&L and Vectren's School Education Program. The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has recognized OEP's work with an "Outstanding Energy Education Program" award in 2008.
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